Arcade1Up has revealed the Marvel vs. Capcom 2 home arcade cabinet, and fans won’t have to wait long to get their hands on it. Arcade1Up’s Marvel vs. Capcom 2 cabinet is coming this fall, and you can Sign up now for booking notifications, will go on sale on September 8. An exact release date has not been announced, but the cabinet will be available “a few weeks” after the pre-order date.
While Arcade1Up has already released cabinets themed around beloved classic fighting games from the Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat series, as well as the first Marvel vs. Capcom, the upcoming cabinet is arguably the most exciting yet . Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is widely praised as one of the best fighting games ever made, especially in the competitive fighting game scene.
Even though more than two decades have passed since its original launch, people still play Marvel vs. Capcom 2 competitively. While it won’t be featured at this weekend’s Evo 2022 Championship, it’s a long-term fixture at the event, having been in the lineup for nine consecutive years, starting with the Evo’s inaugural championship in 2002.
A Marvel vs. Capcom 2 competitive scene might even be of interest, thanks to the new cabinet and its support for Wi-Fi multiplayer. You can also play against friends in local multiplayer, as there are two sets of joysticks and buttons on the control panel. The cabinet will include a full lineup of 56 fighters.
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is undoubtedly the most exciting aspect of the new cabinet, but as always, the cabinet will come pre-loaded with a bunch of other games. Including Marvel vs. Capcom 2, there are eight games in the lineup, eight of which support global online multiplayer:
- Marvel and Capcom
- Marvel and Capcom 2
- Marvel Superheroes vs Street Fighter
- X-Men and Street Fighter
- marvel superheroes
- X-Men Atomic Sons
- x-men.mutant apocalypse
- Marvel Superheroes in Gem Wars
The five-foot tall cabinet (with risers) features brand new Marvel vs. Capcom 2 art, a glowing marquee, and a 17-inch display. If you’ve never purchased an Arcade1Up enclosure, rest assured that if you ever need to move your enclosures, they’re easy to assemble and disassemble.
This isn’t the first time Arcade1Up has released a cabinet that revolves around the Marvel vs. Capcom series, but it’s the first to include the iconic Marvel vs. Capcom 2. The first Marvel vs. Capcom cabinet (discontinued) includes five games–Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Heroes, Marvel Superheroes vs. Street Fighter, Marvel Superheroes, X-Men vs. Street Fighter, and Gem Wars Marvel superhero. So yes, if you own that one too, you’ll get some of the same games, but if you like Marvel vs. Capcom 2, the other games in the lineup might just be nice bonuses.
There’s also an Arcade1Up Marvel vs. Capcom table with eight games.This one is still available and right now you can get it for $300 Amazon and Best Buy.
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